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Host an event in the Presidio Orchard

Located just behind the Chapel at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, the Orchard is a picturesque, rustic location located in the heart of the Presidio Neighborhood. Flanked by 80 year old fruit trees, the Orchard provides a one-of-a-kind experience with stunning views of the bell tower and local mountains and is a wonderful compliment to events held inside in the Presidio Chapel.


  • Access to Padre's Quarters for guest entry and exit

  • Acoustic/amplified music is allowed, with a strict cut-off of 10PM

  • Assorted picnic tables and benches for client use

  • Easy vendor access for load-in and out

  • Four (4) gender neutral bathrooms

  • Uplights available for use (upon request)


Facility supervisor and parking in the adjacent lot (33 parking spots available with prior notice and approval).


$1,500.00  -  Eight (8) hour rental 

$500.00  -  Non-refundable deposit (applied to rental fee)

$500.00  -  Refundable damage/cleaning/security deposit

$100.00  -  Fee per additional hour    

Non-profit and co-sponsorship rates are available, please email for more information.


1. Check availability and either send an email or fill out the Rentals Inquiry Form

2. Review the rental agreement and fees associated with renting the Presidio Orchard

3. Return rental agreement reservation form with a $300 non-refundable deposit

4. Return rental/fee balance, security deposit, and proof of insurance at least 60 days before your event.


Forms and payments may be submitted in person, by mail, or online.

ATTN: Director of Event Rentals

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP)

123 East Canon Perdido Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101


The Presidio Orchard is located at 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, California

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